SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Peter Glacier (USA) 73° 20' 00.0" S 1° 09' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 130052 Place ID: 11147

A short, broad glacier draining NE into Jutulstraumen Glacier just E of Neumayer Cliffs and Melleby Peak in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59). Named for Peter Melleby who was in charge of sledge dogs with the NBSAE.

Peterbreen (NOR) 73° 22' 00.0" S 1° 15' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 115751 Place ID: 11147

Glacier SE of Neumayerskarvet, Kirwanveggen in Maudheimvidda. After Peter Melleby, b. 1917, who was in charge of sledge dogs on NBSAE 1949-52. See also Mellebynuten.

Peterbreen (RUS) 73° 20' 00.0" S 1° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 119928 Place ID: 11147

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